The Argentina Project Podcast
Un Aplauso del Balcón

Un Aplauso del Balcón

April 10, 2020

Kezia McKeague, the Southern Cone and Brazil team’s director at McLarty Associates, shares on-the-ground observations from Buenos Aires on the economic and political consequences of the strict public health measures the Argentine government has adopted to halt the spread of COVID-19.

I’ll Gladly Pay You Tuesday

I’ll Gladly Pay You Tuesday

March 11, 2020

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Todd Martinez, Fitch Ratings’s lead Argentina analyst, to discuss Argentina’s high-stakes efforts to restructure its foreign debt and avoid default.

This Just In

This Just In

December 4, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by phone from Buenos Aires by Agustino Fontevecchia, digital director of Perfil, one of the leading news companies in Argentina, and executive director of the English-language Buenos Aires Times, to discuss tensions between the Argentine press and the Cristina Fernández de Kirchner government, and expectations for the media’s relationship with president-elect Alberto Fernández. 

Peas in a Puebla

Peas in a Puebla

November 22, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Duncan Wood, director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, to discuss Alberto Fernández’s Mexico City jaunt, his first international trip as Argentina’s president-elect.

Leave Those Kids Alone

Leave Those Kids Alone

November 12, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Sarah Nielsen, an Argentina Project researcher at the Wilson Center and former reporter for the Bubble, an English-language media company in Argentina, to discuss Alberto Fernández’s dog and how young Argentines are shaping the political landscape.

Adelante or Déjà vu?

Adelante or Déjà vu?

November 5, 2019

Today’s episode features highlights from “Adelante or Déjà vu?”, our recent seminar on Argentina’s presidential election. La Nación’s Rafael Mathus moderated the panel, featuring our host, Benjamin Gedan; Monica de Bolle, a Johns Hopkins professor; and Paula Alonso, a professor at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.

Guess Who’s Back?

Guess Who’s Back?

October 28, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by phone from Buenos Aires by Demian Bio, who is covering Argentina's presidential election for the leading online Argentine news site, Infobae. They discuss the return of the Peronists, and why the election showed off Argentina’s maturing democracy.

What Awaits Argentina’s Next President

What Awaits Argentina’s Next President

October 25, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Nicolás Saldías, a senior researcher at the Wilson Center’s Argentina Project, to discuss how Argentina’s powerful unions and restive social movements could complicate life for whoever wins Argentina’s presidential election.

Barnstorming Argentina

Barnstorming Argentina

October 22, 2019

Host Benjamin Gedan speaks to David Smith, a foreign correspondent for The Economist, former senior UN diplomat and special contributor to the Wilson Center’s Argentina Project, to discuss President Mauricio Macri’s surprisingly energetic, albeit quixotic, campaign to win reelection.

Still on the Market

Still on the Market

October 15, 2019

Benjamin Gedan is joined by phone from Buenos Aires by Bloomberg reporter Patrick Gillespie to discuss Patrick’s recent article on Argentina’s collapsing real estate market and the implications for Argentina’s sputtering construction industry. 

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